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Is Business Networking a Talent or a Skill?

January 12, 2021
Elevator Pitch

The 7 year old in my music class plays the piano beautifully – better than I ever imagined I could. He was in the class with his mom. “So talented” all us adults marvel as we whisper wide-eyed to each other. “Now hang on a second,” our instructor prepares to snap us back to reality. […]


January 5, 2021
Elevator Pitch

My daughter interrupts my morning workout for help with her computer. Her Apple Pen isn’t connecting to her iPad. She lists the steps she’s taken to try to fix it. “Did you reboot?” “That takes too long,” she says. “I can do that after school.” Except that she uses the Apple Pen for school. And […]

Unique and Memorable Elevator Pitch Examples

January 5, 2021
Elevator Pitch

Want to be unique and memorable? Then get away from an Elevator Pitch that make you sound like everyone else! There’s a fatal flaw in each of these examples. Can you spot it? I help people solve financial problems Every day I help my clients make their real estate dreams come to fruition We make your […]

The Yeah Wars

November 18, 2020
Elevator Pitch

No one remembers exactly when this war began. Or why. But begin it did. Despite COVID. Despite lockdown. Despite remote learning – or maybe because of it. It takes on a life of its own. A skirmish is only four letters away. My daughter’s best friend texts her the word. “Yeah” And it’s on! They […]

Icebreakers and Conversation Starters for Business Networking

November 10, 2020
Elevator Pitch

What makes conversations awkward? Conversations are a lot like falling. “It’s not the fall that hurts — it’s the sudden stop at the bottom.” The conversation itself isn’t awkward. In some ways, talking to people is the most natural thing in the world. What’s awkward is when one topic ends and you can’t think of […]